House of Glass, Hadley Freeman, Simon & Schuster - A writer investigates her family’s secret history, uncovering a story that spans a century, two World Wars, and three generations.
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Elvis in Vegas, Richard Zoglin, Simon and Schuster - The story of how Las Vegas saved Elvis and Elvis saved Las Vegas in the greatest musical comeback of all time.
All that Remains, Dame Sue Black, Arcade - Dame Sue Black is an internationally renowned forensic anthropologist and human anatomist.
Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know, Colm Toibin, Scribner - From Colm Tóibín, the formidable award-winning author of The Master and Brooklyn, an illuminating, intimate study of Irish culture, history, and literature told through the lives and work of three men—William Wilde, John Butler Yeats, and John Stanislaus Joyce—and the complicated, influential relationships they had with their complicated sons.
Sarah Bernhardt, Eleonora Duse, and the Rivalry that Changed Acting Forever, Peter Rader, Simon & Schuster - The riveting story of the rivalry between the two most renowned actresses of the nineteenth century
The Going and Goodbye, Shuly Xóchitl Cawood, Platypus Press - To understand love, you must first understand power—the balance of it, when to give it up, when to take it back.